1
Fri
Prayer Answered
Praise God! The ‘Season of Love Charity Cookies’ sales raised over HK$600,000 for orphans in Qinghai, and vulnerable children in Hong Kong. Amen!
2
Sat
Prayer Answered
Thank God for the opportunity to feature our social enterprise on local TV! Today we’ll participate in a press conference to promote the programme. Pray for increased exposure for our community sales outlets, so we can increase revenues to fund our humanitarian services.
3
Sun
Prayer Answered
Thank God for watching over Mrs. Cheung and our colleagues while she attended the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Qinghai in extreme cold weather.  Pray that the relationship between CA and the Qinghai government continues to improve, so we can continue to minister to the needs of deprived children on the Tibetan Plateau.
4
Mon
Please continue to pray for poverty-stricken refugees and asylum seekers from our Chungking Mansions Service Programme, that they obtain some financial relief from the Hong Kong government.  They need strength and patience as life in Hong Kong presents them with great challenges.
5
Tue
Prayer Answered
Praise God! Ming Zhe, a child from Xining Children’s Home, is currently having medical treatment in Hong Kong. Pray for strength and his comfort during his recovery, and that he will soon be adopted by a loving forever family.
6
Wed
Our Human Resources Division is conducting their annual performance appraisals. Pray that they will identify and nurture each person’s strengths and help to address each person’s weaknesses so that all CA staff will continue to make progress, united in our quest to fulfill our mission.
7
Thu
Our Information Technology Department is currently searching for a service provider to assist with our internal file server upgrade. Please pray for wisdom to find a suitable solution, leading to a smooth transition. 8
Fri
Chinese New Year is just around the corner! According to Chinese tradition today is the house cleaning day. Please pray for the health and safety of graduates of our domestic helpers training course who are in great demand over this period and will have a large additional workload to carry.
9
Sat
Let’s pray for the Domestic Helpers and Migrant Workers living in our shelter. Pray that God will protect them and provide for their needs, and that they will feel loved and cared for, especially on Chinese New Year’s eve. 
10
Sun
Kung Hei Fat Choy! Today is the first day of the Year of Snake. Pray that God blesses Hong Kong people to ‘be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves’ when facing any challenges that lie ahead.
11
Mon
Please pray that CA’s staff will take the festive holidays to relax and to rest both physically and spiritually, and then return to work in a spirit of unity and shared vision. 12
Tue
Our Ethnic Minorities Integrated Services SHINE Centre will have an excursion in Tai Po today.  Pray that the participants will experience a touch of Chinese traditional ritual during the Chinese New Year and experience a deepening sense of community.
13
Wed
Please pray for resources and strength for our staff at Chungking Mansions Service Centre as they operate on a shoestring budget. 14
Thu
Please bless the team at Christian Action Asia with wisdom, strength and connections as they draft their Advancement Plan for 2013. That they will make more friends and raise more funds in the USA to support our ministry for marginalized children on the Tibetan Plateau.
15
Fri
Let’s pray for sufficient food donations for Domestic Helpers and Migrant Workers living in our shelter so they can have a balanced diet. This will keep them strong and healthy while they wait for their cases to be settled. 16
Sat
Our clients from Woosung Street Ethnic Minorities Integrated Service Centre will visit Chinese families during Chinese New Year.  Pray for increased mutual understanding across cultures and customs between different ethnicities.
17
Sun
Let’s pray that our humanitarian services in Qinghai will continue to secure generous donations to support professional training for local staff so as to improve care for vulnerable and disabled children at Xining Children’s Home. 18
Mon
Our Ministry Coordination Team needs a few generous donations to finance the Child Development Fund programme, please earnestly pray that we would see God’s provision in this area. 
19
Tue
Our Board members will visit Chungking Mansions Service Centre for refugees and asylum seekers and the shelter for Domestic Migrant Workers this month.  Pray that they will gain additional insight as they lead CA to fulfill their ministry. 20
Wed
Many new arrival families went back to their homes in China to spend the new year with their loved ones. Pray for a safe return to Hong Kong.
21
Thu
Our Training Division is in the final stage of formulating the Christian Action Training Services Trade Advisory Committees for 2013-14.  Please pray for good collaborative relationships with their partners so that we can continue to empower the job seekers. 22
Fri
Please pray for relief from pain, healing and comfort from God for Julian Myrans, one of Christian Action UK’s Trustees, who has suffered from Fibromyalgia (ME) and Acute Osteoarthritis for many years.
23
Sat
Let’s pray for the clients in our New Arrival Services Sheung Shui Centre who will have a family outing to Hong Kong’s Wetland Theme Park this weekend.  May God bless them during this festive season and help them adapt to the life in Hong Kong. 24
Sun
Please pray that our Ethnic Minorities Integrated Services SHINE Centre will continue to secure approval and support from government to carry out our ministry promoting social integration in Tuen Mun area.
25
Mon
The second Three-legged Charity Walk will take place on April 13, 2013 at The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club.  May God bless our plans and give us a smooth execution. Pray that participants will be inspired to support our humanitarian work in Hong Kong and Qinghai. 26
Tue
Meizi, the first child adopted overseas from Xining Children’s Home will visit Asia in March. Pray that this trip will bring us closer to her family again, and that they will get to cherish these connections and memories.
27
Wed
CA will co-organize an event in March to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Hong Kong Church Network for the Poor. Pray that the public will be moved by our effort to reach the deprived and needy. May the love we show be seen by all, and may they know that we are followers of Jesus Christ. 28
Thu
Please pray that our Training Services Division will have God’s sensitivity and wisdom as they plan vocational training courses for specific clients groups: ethnic minorities and new arrivals. Pray that all these programmes will be well planned and managed, to better equip job seekers.
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